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The Real Junk Food Project Opens UK’s First Food Waste Supermarket

The good folk at The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) have already revolutionised the way we view food waste through their food banks and “pay-as-you-feel” cafés. But now they’ve taken their concept one step further, by selling food that would otherwise be destined for landfill in their very own supermarket. The team has recently opened ‘the…

UK Company Coexist Is Launching A ‘Period Policy’ And It’s Not Shy About Telling Everyone

A Bristol-based company is introducing a ‘period policy’ for its female workers, based on the idea that paying attention to employees’ monthly menstrual cycle can be “good for business”. Social enterprise company Coexist plans to let women have extra time off during their period, and tap to their employee’s natural cycle to create a “happier…

Four-Year-Old Girl Singing ‘You’ve Got A Friend In Me’ With Dad Has Won Hearts Across The World

A four-year-old girl and her dad have released a video of themselves singing Toy Story’s ‘You’ve Got A Friend In Me’ and the result is simply adorable. Claire Ryann, from Utah, US, introduced the duet at the beginning of the video, then let her dad, Dave Crosby, 28, go ahead with the first verse, patiently…

NHS Trust Tells Parents To Stop Calling Children’s Body Parts ‘Willy’ And ‘Front Bottom’ And To ‘Tell It Like It Is’

Parents have been advised not to call children’s body parts nicknames, such as “willy” or “front bottom”, and use the official words instead. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) stated on its website that using a variety of words to refer to the penis or vulva can be “really confusing for children”. The NHS trust’s sexual…

Mums And Dads Invited To Contribute New Parenting Words To The Oxford English Dictionary

Parents around the UK are being invited to contribute to the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) research into the language of parenting.  Users of the parenting site Mumsnet, will have the opportunity to tell the OED, on a forum, about parenting terms they regularly use. Editors hope that this will help them to improve the dictionary’s…

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